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Prince Re-enters UK Chart Just Hours After His Death

Prince is back in the UK charts this week, just hours after after news of his untimely death broke on Thursday evening. Early numbers also indicate that Prince could find himself on top of the...

Mavis Staples Pays Tribute To 'My Son' Prince At Coachella

Calling the late superstar "a dear friend" and "my son", the music veteran recalled meeting Prince for the first time as she kicked off proceedings at the desert festival. "He was my...

Jimmy Jam Opens Up About Prince's Hip Issues

Reports suggest the Purple Rain hitmaker suffered an alleged overdose of painkiller Percocet in the days before his death on Thursday (21Apr16), and some outlets have speculated he might have been taking the...

Justin Bieber's Representative Dismisses 'Fabricated' Prince Criticism

The What Do You Mean? star hit headlines on Friday (22Apr16) after he was said to have commented on a Prince tribute shared on the photo-sharing site by singer/songwriter Andrew Wyatt. In...

Prince's Cause Of Death Remains A Mystery Pending Further Tests

The superstar was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota on Thursday morning (21Apr16), and he was subsequently pronounced dead at 10.07am local time by paramedics. A...

Cannes Film Festival Tribute Planned For Prince

It is not known exactly how the singer will be remembered at this year's festival, which begins on 11 May (16), but as well as appearing in the films Purple Rain and Under...

Former Prince Protege Carmen Electra Reacts To His Death: "I Will Always Love Him"

Carmen Electra, a former protege of Prince, has reacted to the tragic death of the 57-year-old musician. Describing him as a ‘musical genius’, Electra, who was re-named by Prince, credited the artist with starting her...

Album Of The Day: 'Sign O'the Times' By Prince

Our hearts broke yesterday when we discovered that legendary funk/soul/rock/pop genius Prince had passed on so suddenly. But he's left behind an unforgettable legacy and a back catalogue of music that will be played and...

Prince's Second Wife Building School In His Memory

Manuela Testolini, who was married to the icon from 2001 to 2006, remained close to her ex following their divorce, and she credits him with inspiring her to launch her In a Perfect...

L.a. Reid Shocked By Prince's 'Very Mysterious' Passing

The superstar passed away at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota on Thursday morning (21Apr16), a week after he had been briefly hospitalised for what his representatives insisted was just a nasty bout...

Prince Post-mortem Underway In Minnesota

Police found the 57-year-old singer/songwriter unresponsive inside an elevator at his Paisley Park home just outside Minneapolis on Thursday (21Apr16), and paramedics were unable to revive him. As fans plan a series...

Slipknot Star Remembers Prince At Purple Rain Club Gig

The rocker took the stage at the First Avenue club, which featured in Prince's Purple Rain movie, and performed an emotional rendition of the hometown hero's Purple Rain hit, much to fans' delight....

U.s. Tv Personality Tamron Hall Shaken Up By Best Friend Prince's Death

The Today co-host, who featured on the cover on the singer/songwriter's 2015 single If Eye Could Get Ur Attention, was a no-show on the breakfast programme on Friday (22Apr16), but she phoned in...

Justin Bieber's Guide To Annoying Prince Fans

Justin Bieber has become exceptionally gifted at making people annoyed with him over the last few years. His latest controversial venture has been to totally disrespect (whether intentionally or not) the memory of recently deceased...

Justin Bieber Enrages Prince Fans With Instagram Comment

Prince, full name Prince Rogers Nelson, was found dead at his home in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16). At the time of WENN going to press his cause of death had yet to be...

"Heartbroken" Noel Gallagher Pays Tribute To Prince At Glasgow Gig

Noel Gallagher took the opportunity to pay tribute to the late pop icon Prince on the opening night of his latest UK tour last night in Glasgow, as the venue’s operators bathed the outside of...

Aretha Franklin: 'Zika Virus May Have Been The Cause Of Prince's Death'

The 57-year-old Purple Rain musician died at his Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16), a week after he was hospitalised with flu-like symptoms in Illinois.And among all the tributes from the superstar's...

Tom Hanks: 'Prince's Death Is A Dark Day'

The announcement of the musician's death at the age of 57 on Thursday (21Apr16) sparked tributes from fans and stars across the world. Speaking to U.S. late night...

Everyone From Madonna To President Obama Express Their Sadness Over Prince's Death

Celebrity tributes are rolling in in their vast numbers on Twitter following the announcement of the shocking sudden death of pop legend Prince yesterday (April 21st 2016). The 'Purple Rain' superstar passed away at just...

Lily Allen Faces Backlash Over Her Criticism Of Rita Ora's Prince Tribute

Prince’s death has triggered an outpouring of emotion from all around the world but Lily Allen has found herself in trouble from both Prince and Rita Ora fans after she appeared to criticise the former...

Aretha Franklin Describes The Loss Of Prince As A "Blow"

Soul star Aretha Franklin has described the untimely death of Prince as "such a blow". The RESPECT singer paid tribute to the Purple Rain hitmaker who passed away at his home on Thursday, April 21...

Lily Allen Blasted For Response To Rita Ora's Prince Tribute

The singer was found dead at his home in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16), aged just 57. Following his tragic passing, celebrities flocked to social media to post tributes, among them Rita. Rita worked with the...

Prince Treated For Drug Overdose Days Before Death - Report

TMZ.com, who broke the news of Prince's tragic passing on Thursday morning (21Apr16), allege that the emergency landing the singer's private jet made in Moline, Illinois last Friday (15Apr16) was in fact because he needed...

Mariah Carey Dedicates Song To Prince At Paris Gig

The Purple Rain icon, 57, was found dead at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on Thursday, and news of his death shocked fans and friends alike, many of whom took to social...

Spike Lee And Questlove Hosting Prince Tribute Events

The music icon, 57, was found dead at his Minnesota home on Thursday (21Apr16), and tributes from fans and friends came flooding in honouring him, and now filmmaker Spike and The Roots drummer...

Prince's Twitter Avatar Altered To Reflect Purple Rain Star's Peaceful Passing

Hours after news of the Purple Rain hitmaker's passing was confirmed on Thursday (21Apr16), the illustration of the singer/songwriter was changed on his official Twitter page. The image's tri-shades were removed to...

Sheena Easton: 'It's Impossible To Imagine Prince Not Here'

The Purple Rain star, 57, was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota on Thursday morning (21Apr16). Although paramedics attempted to revive him with CPR, he was pronounced...

Rita Ora And Justin Timberlake Post Heartfelt Tributes To Prince

The music legend died at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota on Thursday (21Apr16), and tributes have been pouring in from celebrity friends and fans across the world. Ora, who was invited...

Will Smith Spoke To Prince On Eve Of His Shock Death

The news of the legendary artist's death emerged on Thursday (21Apr16), and sheriff's officials in Minnesota have since revealed the 1999 singer was found unresponsive in an elevator at his Paisley Park compound....

Prince's Ex-wife: 'He Was My Everything'

The dancer who was the inspiration behind Prince's hit The Most Beautiful Girl in the World, is in mourning after the passing of the man she has called "my everything". Mayte was...

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